Man with sword breaks up fight on light rail train
By Andrew Michalscheck
PHOENIX -- A Youtube video showing a man breaking up a fight with a sword on a Phoenix light rail train has prompted an investigation.
Valley Metro light rail has confirmed that the incident did occur on one of their trains last weekend and they, along with Phoenix Police, are looking into the incident.
In the video, a group of men start fighting on the train. The man who said he was being attacked told 3TV he was followed onto the train by a group of men, near Central Avenue and Camelback.
While on the train, the fight begins. A stranger on the train pulls out a sword and points it at the men involved in the fight. He then forces the men, who appear to attack the victim, off the train at the next stop.
The victim said he was scared to death. He also said he felt unsafe on the light rail trains.
Valley Metro released a statement saying passenger safety and comfort is their top priority.